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DeWine’s Budget Proposal for Fiscal Years 2020-2021

On March 15, Governor Mike DeWine released his budget proposal for fiscal years 2020-2021. During his announcement, DeWine emphasized the importance of investing in Ohio now and being proactive in tackling the state’s most pressing issues. This includes investing in children’s health and education, metal health and substance abuse services, workforce development and skills-training, and…

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Governor DeWine State of the State: Here’s What You Need to Know

On March 5th Ohio Governor Mike DeWine addressed all Ohioans in the State of the State. Governor DeWine spoke to the variety of policy priorities his administration will be focusing on in the coming years. DeWine opened his speech by calling on Ohio to increase investments in failing infrastructure, asking for $1.2 billion dollars, or…

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Ohio’s Centralized Income Tax Collection Efforts Remain Controversial

In 2018, business taxpayers were given the option to file a central municipal net profits tax return with the Ohio Department of Taxation (ODT) instead of with the Ohio municipalities in which the business taxpayers operate.  The Ohio General Assembly’s biennial budget bill last session provided taxpayers with this option, and also provided that the Ohio…

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Impact Ohio 2019 Toledo Regional Panels Announced

At the Impact Ohio 2019 Toledo Regional Conference, attendees will hear from three panels of experts on issues important to the Toledo area. The first policy session of the day, Improving Childhood Experiences to Improve Communities, will begin at 9:15 AM. A panel of experts will discuss the importance of children’s health, education, and early…

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Governor DeWine to Speak at Toledo Regional Conference

Impact Ohio is excited to announce that Governor Mike DeWine will be speaking at the 2019 Toledo Regional Conference on Thursday, March 14 at 10:15 a.m. at the Renaissance Toledo Downtown Hotel. On November 6, 2018, Mike DeWine was elected to serve as the 70th Governor of the State of Ohio. Governor DeWine has had a long…

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133rd General Assembly Announces Leadership and Committees for 2019-2020

The 133rd General Assembly is underway, and both chambers have announced their leadership teams and committee assignments. Senate Leadership President: Larry Obhof President Pro Tempore: Bob Peterson Majority Floor Leader: Matt Huffman Majority Whip: Jay Hottinger Minority Leader: Kenny Yuko Assistant Minority Leader: Cecil Thomas Minority Whip: Sean O’Brien Assistant Minority Whip: Sandra Williams Senate…

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